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Participants in for a cool outing at charitable run

The Coway Run is set to return this year on Oct 7 at MAEPS, Serdang, where the race towards a healthy lifestyle is placed on the pedestal with a “cool” twist and a charity element!


A struggle for native land rights

As the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed this Thursday, the World Resources Institute reminds us that many indigenous communities worldwide are still very vulnerable to losing their homes and livelihoods to logging companies, mineral extractors, palm oil plantations and others.


Celebrities contribute to conservation efforts at Belum-Temenggo

As part of continuous conservation efforts at Belum-Temenggor, 2,000 new gaharu trees are expected to be planted by year end.


In Tabasco, hometown friends of Mexico’s new president say - Remember your roots

TEPETITAN, Mexico (Reuters) - Childhood friends, neighbours and early collaborators of Mexico's president-elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, are celebrating their hometown hero's victory, but urged him to remember his roots and bring badly needed jobs to the country's impoverished south.


Indigenous Mexicans spurn presidential vote with blockades, bulldozers

NAHUATZEN, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexican voters will stream to the polls this Sunday in a pivotal presidential contest, but leaders representing tens of thousands of indigenous people have vowed to block voting in their communities to protest a system they say has failed them.


Broadcasts in a Native Language, Speaking to Every Corner of Peru

The language of soccer games is ripe with phrases, metaphors and clichés that reflect modern life: a coach who parks the bus, a midfielder who shoots rockets, a striker who scores with a bicycle kick. But at 11,000 feet in the Peruvian Andes, the vocabulary changes. That is where Luis Soto, who hosts a daily sports program on Radio Inti Raymi, is narrating Peru’s first appearance at the World Cup since 1982 in his native language, Quechua.


Tan Chui Mui heads to Taipei Film Festival as a jury

Malaysian director Tan Chui Mui is one of five international juries for International New Talent Competition at the film festival in Taiwan.


Saving South America’s ‘magic tree’, the bountiful guaimaro

Essential to sustaining life in prehistoric times, the bountiful guaimaro fruit tree has been decimated by deforestation in Columbia. But there’s a movement to save it by encouraging people to appreciate its usefulness and plant it again.

Metro News

Resolving perennial problem

MIRI: The Pakatan Harapan Federal Government and Barisan Nasional state government have been urged to jointly form an independent land council.

Metro News

A welcome political awakening

GE14 has shown growing awareness among Sarawakians, especially native communities.